Essay by sabubwayJunior High, 7th gradeA+, December 2008

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http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/honorAdmiration. Credit. Nobility. Principle. Reputation. Respect. Tribute. All these words that someone could just blab out from their mouth have a similar meaning—honor. What is honor? I could blab out a mouthful of words from the top of my head right now, and you would most likely know what I would be talking about. Honor has been a term that has been used in many ways and defined in many perspectives and views. It has been misinterpreted quite too many times in reading and writing, but some know the true statement of the meaning of honor. Perhaps this is so because one thinks that honor is difficult to translate into words. What do you think it means?Does honor portray a meaning that rewards people, or does its true meaning mean to treat others with respect, value, esteem, dignity, and regard? Many presidents and famous people who have helped this one nation a great deal has defined honor to the nation.

“Honor isn't about making the right choices. It's about dealing with the consequences.” “He has honor if he holds himself to an ideal of conduct though it is inconvenient, unprofitable, or dangerous to do so.” “You cannot believe in honor until you have achieved it, better keep yourself clean and bright; you are the window through which you must see the world.” “The shortest and surest way to live with honor in the world is to be in reality what we would appear to be; all human virtues increase and strengthen themselves by the practice and experience of them.” “No person was ever honored for what he received. Honor has been the reward for what he gave.”Honor has been misinterpreted so many times by lots of people that its significance has grown and grown and grown since the day...